brunette


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bru·nette

 (bro͞o-nĕt′)
adj.
Having brown hair.
n.
A girl or woman with brown hair.

[French, feminine of brunet; see brunet.]

brunette

(bruːˈnɛt)
n
a girl or woman with dark brown hair
adj
(Colours) dark brown: brunette hair.
[C17: from French, feminine of brunet dark, brownish, from brun brown, of Germanic origin; see brown]

bru•nette

(bruˈnɛt)

adj.
1. (of hair, eyes, skin, etc.) of a dark color or tone.
2. (of a person) having dark hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.
n.
3. a person, esp. a female, with such coloration.
[1705–15; < French; feminine of brunet]
bru•nette′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brunette - a person with dark (brown) hairbrunette - a person with dark (brown) hair  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"
Translations
سَمْراء، سَوْداء
tmavovláska
brunette
tummaverikkö
barna nõ
dökkhærî stúlka
brunetė
brunete
brunetka

brunette

[bruːˈnet]
A. Nmorena f, morocha f (LAm), prieta f (Mex)
B. ADJmoreno

brunette

[bruːˈnɛt] n(femme f) brune f

brunette

nBrünette f
adjbrünett

brunette

[bruːˈnɛt] nragazza (or donna) bruna

brunette

(bruːˈnet) noun
a woman with brown or dark hair. He prefers blondes to brunettes.

brunet

, brunette
a. trigueño-a, de piel oscura.
References in classic literature ?
As the talk wandered along, the old lady watched for the right place to drop in a question or two concerning that matter, and when she found it, she said to the blond twin, who was now doing the biographies in his turn while the brunette one rested:
The Princess was the most beautiful brunette in the world; her eyes were large, lively, and sparkling; her looks sweet and modest; her nose was of a just proportion and without a fault; her mouth small, her lips of a vermilion red, and charmingly agreeable symmetry; in a word, all the features of her face were perfectly regular.
And Maximilian was patient, and employed himself in mentally contrasting the two girls, -- one fair, with soft languishing eyes, a figure gracefully bending like a weeping willow; the other a brunette, with a fierce and haughty expression, and as straight as a poplar.
He will perhaps turn round by and by, and in the meantime we can look at that stately old lady, his mother, a beautiful aged brunette, whose rich-toned complexion is well set off by the complex wrappings of pure white cambric and lace about her head and neck.
in good sooth, Montalais is properly punished," cried the jeering brunette, still laughing.
de Bellegarde's wife, especially since she was a silly, thirstily-smiling little brunette, with a suggestion of an unregulated heart.
There could not have been a greater contrast between brother and sister, for Stapleton was neutral tinted, with light hair and gray eyes, while she was darker than any brunette whom I have seen in England--slim, elegant, and tall.
She would have been a magnificent brunette at the age of sixteen
Sonya was a slender little brunette with a tender look in her eyes which were veiled by long lashes, thick black plaits coiling twice round her head, and a tawny tint in her complexion and especially in the color of her slender but graceful and muscular arms and neck.
was a demiblonde, there resided dimly in his subconsciousness a conception that she was a brunette.
A knock and an answer opened it, and Martin found himself shaking hands with Kreis, a handsome brunette man, with dazzling white teeth, a drooping black mustache, and large, flashing black eyes.
My wife's a brunette, but thank the Lord she ain't greasy.